Health is vital for children to grow and develop and for adults to experience a full and productive life. Topics comprising this impact area include:

  • Access to Healthcare
  • Physical Health
  • Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse

Most Common Needs

The table below shows the number of counties (out of 16 total) that identified each topic in this impact area as a priority need.

Community Partnerships


Partnerships identified in the Improve Health impact area

Regional Funding

The funding map tracked government and philanthropic grants of $50,000 or more awarded in fiscal year 2017. Funding identified in this impact area totaled:


Behavioral Health & Substance Abuse$32,925,243
Physical Health$28,290,828
Access to Healthcare$16,868,187